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What Music was Contemporary in the 1950's???

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  • What Music was Contemporary in the 1950's???

    What Music was Contemporary in the 1950's???

    Thanks,
    Daniel
    Deuteronomy 6:4. Hear, O Israel: The LORD [Jehovah] your God [Elohim] is one LORD [Jehovah].

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    In 1953 Johnny Cash recorded "Folsom Prison Blues" and institutionalized Rockabilly. Three years later Elvis Presley sang "Heartbreak Hotel," and the Big Mama Thorton's "Hound Dog." In 1957 Jerry Lee Lewis sang "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On." Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" was a hit in 1955. White fathers immediately flooded the hardware stores with inquiries how the might secure their daughters to their bedrooms. Chuck Berry was making money hand over fist (when Leonard Chess wasn't skimming) with "Maybellene." That same year Muddy Waters (aka McKinley Morganfield), confirmed the electricity of blues and his place in the future Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with "Mannish Boy." Bo Diddley (aka Ella McDaniels) hit it big with "I'm a Man." Althought the song would later be recorded by the Righteous Brothers, "Unchained Melody" was first sung by Todd Duncan, and The Patters were singing "The Great Pretender."

    However, all the hep cats were listening to jazz. At the onset of the decade Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie (who I once met!) were bebopping and making big bands nearly obsolete. By decade's end Miles Davis released "Birth of the Cool," and then "Kind of Blue," and Coltrane had released "Blue Train." Dave Brubeck's "Take Five was released in 1959. In between Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus, Thelonius Monk, Sonny Rollins, Max Roach and John Lewis were constantly re-inventing the genre.

    Old folks were listening to Hank Williams who had several hits in the fifties, including "Your Cheating Heart, Jambalaya," and "Hey Good Looking" (which I sing to my wife probably on a weekly basis). Patsy Cline sang "Walking After Midnight," George Jones sang "White Lightning," and Kitty Wells sang "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels" (even though it was ).

    In the Gospel arena Blind Willie Johnson, The Five Blind Boys of Alabama, Clara Ward, The Soul Stirrers (Sam Cooke's original group), and Mahalia Jackson were making sure all those chained-up daughters got steered in the right direction (along with various token songs honoring God by the popular country and western singers (they sang both kinds of music ).


    Oh! And I forgot Bluegrass! I have a 1953 recording by Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs recorded in a Bristol, Va radio station! Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers (Ralph Stanley), Red Smiley and Don Reno, were all artists my parents played in between George Jones and Kitty Wells (my mom dated Roy Clark and Jimmie Dean ).
    Last edited by Josheb; 08-10-18, 11:14 PM.
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    • #3
      Originally posted by Daniel Marsh View Post
      What Music was Contemporary in the 1950's???

      Thanks,
      Daniel
      how many years do you have?
      There was a huge diversity in music then.

      To make it easier--
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1950s_in_music
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        Originally posted by Daniel Marsh View Post
        What Music was Contemporary in the 1950's???

        Thanks,
        Daniel
        From Sweden: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1IJLWVquM4 where the real '50s is still played. Back when there used to rhythm, natural Chord progression, and an actual singable melody.

        And if you want church music, then: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiiM-1bI7fs
        Last edited by Bob Carabbio; 08-11-18, 10:55 PM.

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        • #5
          Hi, I have a list of Contemporary in the 1950's and I deceited to choose here a notebook to notice everything here and thanks to this I'm happy to remember everything! BTW links are awesome!

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